Katherine Feser covers a variety of subjects for the Houston Chronicle Business section. She coordinates some of the paper's most popular special sections, including the Chronicle 100, Home Price Survey, and Top Workplaces. She compiles many of the staples of the section, including the daily markets page, People in Business, event listings and real estate transactions.

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SI Group buys Baytown chemical plant from TPC Group

TPC Group has struck a deal to sell its Baytown plant to SI Group, a global chemical intermediates manufacturer as part of a plan to shore up its finances. The sale includes a propylene derivatives plant and terminal on 10 acres at 4604 W. Baker Road. The plant manufactures products used in the prod ...

Anadarko crowns new tower at headquarters (photos)

Anadarko has hoisted a red oak tree atop the 31-story tower that will be the hallmark of its heaquarters in The Woodlands, in a “topping out” ceremony signaling the building has reached its final height. ...

Local stock index roars to quarterly gain

The Bloomberg Houston Chronicle 150 index outperformed some other major stock indexes in the third quarter, with more than three-fourths of the companies showing gains. ...

Gas prices dip to $3.23 a gallon

Gasoline prices changed course this week, falling 3 cents to an average of $3.23 per gallon of regular grade fuel in Houston, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. ...

Eni ups estimate of giant Mozambique gas find

Eni announces that the discovery of gas made in the exploratory prospectus of Mamba South 1, Area 4 offshore Mozambique, is about 50% larger than what announced by the company on October 20th. ...

U.S. rig count drops by 10 to 2,013

The U.S. rig count declined by 10 to 2,013 this week, Baker Hughes reported Friday. The rig count is up by 344 over a year ago. ...

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